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USURF America Inc.
USURF America Signs Three-Year Agreement For Collocation Services In Arizona
DENVER, Dec. 10, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- USURF America, Inc. (AMEX:UAX), a provider of wireless, high-speed broadband communications services, announced today they have entered into a three-year agreement with Sterling Network Services, LLC, ("Sterling") to provide bandwidth, carrier connectivity, and a point-of-presence (POP) for the Arizona market. USURF will collocate equipment at Sterling's 25,000 square foot data center located in the Downtown Phoenix Technology Exchange.
Avery Photo ID System Wins 2003 Macromedia MAX Award
BREA, Calif., Dec. 10, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Macromedia has named the Avery(r) Photo ID System the winner of the 2003 MAX award in the Business Experience category, for innovative applications that support the operations of organizations. The annual awards recognize the most innovative digital experiences built with Macromedia technology.
YellowPages.Com Files Complaint to Protect Customers from Yellovvpages.Com Internet Scam
HENDERSON, Nev., Dec. 10, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- www.YellowPages.com, Inc., the leading online business directory resource, announced today that it has filed a complaint in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, against YELLOVVPAGES.COM, an internet-based company that purports to offer business directory services using a trademark and domain name confusingly similar to the famous YELLOWPAGES.COM trademark, substituting two "V"'s for the "W" in "yellowpages."
Penn's Landing Corporation
Good Skates Program
PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 10, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Since its opening ten years ago, community service has always been an integral component of Penn's Landing Corporation's Blue Cross RiverRink. Highlighting Penn's Landing's outreach efforts is the "Good Skates" Program, which provides free intensive instructional skating lessons for urban school children in the School District in Philadelphia. In fact, "Good Skates" has been credited by the physical education department as one of "the best extracurricular athletic programs ever provided to the School District of Philadelphia."
FindProfit.com Provides Special Coverage of the Biotech Sector
PRINCETON, N.J., Dec. 10, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- FindProfit (www.findprofit.com), an investment service that delivered a +73% audited return in 2002, announced today that it has provided to trial and paid subscribers "Biotech Sector Outlook," the eighth special report in the FindProfit Expert Insight Series. Among the companies covered in the report are Millennium Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:MLNM) and Genetech (NYSE:DNA).
NEC Selects Emulex InSpeed Technology for New Mid-Range Storage Solution
COSTA MESA, Calif., Dec. 10, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX) announced today that NEC Corporation has implemented its award-winning InSpeed(tm) embedded storage switching technology into the new NEC iStorage* S2000 Series of midrange storage solutions. NEC has used Emulex's InSpeed SOC 320 chip to create an "SBOD application," which improves the reliability and performance of storage solutions by bringing 2Gb/s switched connectivity to each individual disk drive within the storage array. The first shipments of the new iStorage Model S2800 begin next month in Japan, and to other markets within a few months. NEC expects to introduce additional new midrange storage products that employ InSpeed technology in the future. (*iStorage is the brand name of NEC storage products in Japan.)
Moody's revises Skandia's outlook to stable from developing
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Dec. 10, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Moody's Investors Service announced today that it had revised the rating outlook for Skandia Insurance Company Ltd to stable from developing. Separately, Moody's assigned an insurance financial strength rating of A3/stable outlook to Skandia Insurance Company Ltd.